Renewal of License


The requirements for Issuance of Licence are as follows:

First Licencing After Graduation

This is issued to eligible applicants after registration with the Council.


The renewal of license by the Council is supported and enforced by section 5 of the Amended Decree 54 of 1988 which categorically stipulates that “No Nurse shall be allowed to practice or continue to practice in any year except such a Nurse has paid Licensing fees as prescribed by the Council”.

Practicing licenses are renewable every three (3) years, the current renewal fee is Thirteen thousand one hundred and twenty-five naira (N13,125) only for three years, penalty of Six thousand five hundred and sixty-two naira(N6,562) for each year of default. These fees are subject to review periodically.

Requirements for Renewal of Licence

  • Initiate online application for licence renewal
  • Upload scanned copy of original recent coloured passport photograph with white background.
  • Upload scanned copy of original Certificates of Registration issued by Council
  • Upload scanned copy of original Certificate of attendance for Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP).
  • Payment of N13,125 for renewal and penalty of N6,562 for each year of default on Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria through REMITA on the renewal portal

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